Tue, 13 Apr 2021

Oculus Gaming Showcase event date announced

Oculus Gaming Showcase event date announced

Oculus has announced the date for their first-ever oculus gaming showcase. The Oculus Gaming Showcase will take place on April 21, 3 PM PT / April 22, 3.30 AM IST, and will be live-streamed on Oculus's official Twitch, Facebook, and YouTube channels.

Oculus says this is their first-ever event "wholly dedicated to the stellar games across the Oculus Platform." The Oculus Gaming Showcase will feature VR developers like  Cloudhead Games, Ready At Dawn, and ILMxLAB who will give updates on popular VR video games like Pistol Whip, Lone Echo 2, and Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge. There will also be never-before-seen footage from unreleased Virtual-reality games.

Oculus VR systems

Oculus is a VR headsets manufacturer. They have made popular VR headsets like the Oculus Rift, Oculus Rift S, and Oculus Quest. Their latest Quest 2 VR headset is highly popular and it has sold more units than any other Oculus headset. Oculus Quest 2 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 CPU, 6 GB RAM, 90 Hz refresh rate, 64/256 GB memory, and 1832 x 1920 resolution. 

Rise of VR gaming

VR games are emerging as fan favourites as they offer a more immersive gaming experience. Today, there are heaps of VR games across different genres like action, shooter, puzzle, sports, indie, adventure, and more. Recently, Indian company Gamitronics released their shooter VR game called Speedy Gun Savage on Steam. 

Sony is also working on developing a brand new VR system for their next-generation PS5 console. The company revealed the controllers for this upcoming VR system last month.